June 16, 2014
The School Board of District 261 met in regular session on June 16, 2014 in the Ashby School Media Center. Chair Wing called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM with members Hoff, Johnson, LaRue, Rylander, Spangler, and Wing present. Absent: Nelson. Also present were Superintendent Allan Jensen, Principal Shane Tappe, Renee Melby, Jeremy Knick, and Kyle Rylander.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
LaRue moved to approve the amended agenda. Spangler seconded. MCU.
Rylander moved to approve the following consent agenda:
Kyle Rylander representing the Ashby A’s updated the board on the bid and grant process for the baseball field in-field grass project which has been delayed to 2015.
Nelson’s handwritten report on Region 1 and Lakes Country Service Coop was distributed.
Wing gave a report on Fergus Falls Special Ed Coop.
Mr. Tappe reported on the following:
Mr. Jensen reported on the following:
Mr. Knick reported on the summer Speed and Strength Program.
MREA membership was discussed. Rylander made a motion to approve membership in MREA for 2014-15. Spangler seconded. MCU.
LaRue made a motion to call for bids on dairy products and vehicle and fuel maintenance. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Spangler made a motion to revise Wellness Policy No. 533. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Johnson made a motion to approve the FY15 Budget as follows:
Fund 01 2,689,592 2,608,930
Fund 02 152,125 160,102
Fund 04 74,839 100,702
Fund 07 525,698 534,500
Total: 3,442,254 3,404,234
LaRue seconded. MCU.
LaRue made a motion to approve the Superintendent Contract with Allan Jensen for 2014-15. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Johnson made a motion to commit $41,832 for Administrative unused sick leave for FY14. Spangler seconded. MCU.
Johnson made a motion to approve Classified Staff Wage Adjustments for FY15. LaRue seconded. MCU.
Spangler made a motion to accept the resignation of Tammy Schmuck for her teaching position and thanking her for 35 years of service in the District. Rylander seconded. MCU.
Johnson made a motion to accept the donations from the Elbow Lake Relief Association of $2,500 for technology and $2,500 for Math Curriculum. LaRue seconded. MCU. The Board thanked Mr. Tappe for writing the grants.
LaRue made a motion to approve the FY14 Audit Proposal from Swenson, Saurer, Gerber, Anderson, & Co., LTD. Spangler seconded. MCU.
Chair Wing called the meeting adjourned at 7:39 pm.
Warren Nelson, Clerk